Humanscale World One Chair

World One Chair by Humanscale

Ships in 3-5 business days. Limit two per customer.

Maximum Purchase:
2 units


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  • There is a limit of 2 chairs per customer shipping address
  • Non-stretch, tri-panel mesh construction provides body-fitting contours, and a self-adjusting lumbar support for an automatic fit
  • No unnecessary levers, locks, or tension springs to set or adjust
  • No external lumbar parts to adjust, break, or lose
  • Easy size adjustments fit an incredible range of body shapes and sizes
  • Front edge is frameless to eliminate contact stress at the back of the knees
  • Comes with standard hard casters for carpet
  • Designed for users up to 300 lbs.
World One Chair by Humanscale
The World One Chair by Humanscale is a more affordable version of the classic, renowned World Chair

The World Chair, Simplified

Humanscale is taking the best features of the classic, renowned World Chair, and simplifying to bring the cost-effective new World One Chair. Featuring the same tri-panel mesh back and weight sensitive recline designed by Niels Diffrient, these defining elements have been updated to bring the technology into a more accessible price point - all while using fewer parts. A high-value task chair with minimal parts, the World One was designed with longevity in mind - guaranteeing it will look as good in ten years as it does today. Get ready to enjoy the most minimal, fully-functional task chair Humanscale has ever made.

The Perfect Recline

Like all Humanscale chairs, the sophisticated design eliminates the need for traditional mechanisms by utilizing the laws of physics, and the sitter's body weight to give the perfect recline.

The sophisticated design of the World One Chair by Humanscale provides the perfect recline.
The World One Chair by Humanscale provides an ideal resting spot at any angle.

Comfortable at Every Angle

The Humanscale World One features armrests that attach to the back of the chair in order to easily move with the user, providing an ideal resting spot at any angle.




Warranty + Returns





Materials Mesh and Plastic
Seat height range 16.4" - 21.8"
Weight capacity 300 lbs
Product weight 30 lbs
Chair measurements 41.8" H x 25.75" W x 25" D
BIFMA level 3 certified Highest level of furniture sustainability, and SCS Indoor Air Quality Gold Certified, which is also the highest level - meaning no off-gassing.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What casters come with this chair?

    Comes standard hard casters for carpet.

  2. Does this require any assembly?

    Yes, this chair does require assembly. You can find the instructions here.

  3. Will this chair work with my body type?

    The World One Chair has easy size adjustments that will fit and many body shapes and sizes.

  4. Are the armrests adjustable?

    Armrests attach to the back of the chair and makes it so that they easily move with the user, this provides an ideal resting spot at any angle.

Warranty Policy

Visit the Humanscale Warranty page for the warranty policy for this particular product.

Return Policy

Humanscale products cannot be returned. Visit the Returns page for more information.